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even trillions at stake, which is it? what does the president say? i am harris faulkner, this is the fox report. it has come down to this, the financial well being of tens of millions of americans. in the hands of washington's last minute wrangling with a critical deadline 72 hours away. >> we are in a crucial time in history in the country. we said it before but it is true. >> august second is tuesday.
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american people are frustrated with us and want us to come together. >> we'll have the latestt developments. >> and she wen to bed in her own home but was not there in the morning. now the f.b.i. is offering big reward money for the missing len year old with the community aware that a predator could be among them. plus, armed with a weapon and not necessarily a brain. why you can put this guy in the dumb criminal file. first from fox tonight, the showdown in washington over the nation's debt limit reaching a fever pitch. in three days, the government could run in problems paying the bills. we'll look live at the senate floor, we are awaiting a vote
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on majority leader harry reid's bill. the senate leaders went back and forth. does it sound like they are any closer to making a deal? >> the only way we'll get an agreement before tuesday is to have an agreement with the president of the united states. >> today they held a press conference to stay we were talks with the president. i spent two hours for the president and nancy peel pole and fair for me to say that the engagement is not coy. >> not in a meaningful way. >> president obama meeting are senator reid and house minor leader nancy pelosi. we have coverage tonight. mike emanuel has the back and
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forth debate on capitol hill. i know this changes minute by minute. where are we in a search for a deal? >> harris, as you alluded to it depends on who you ask. the republicans after phone conversations with the president and vice-president of the united states. they sound like we are close to a deal. here is senator mitch mcconnel. >> the only way we get an agreement before tuesday is to have a agreement with the president of the united states . only person who can sign something in law . i am more optmistic than my friend, the majority leader. >> that optimism was a change in tone. we heard that from the speaker of the house john boehner and senator mcconnel speaker boehner has left the capitol for the evening and gone home. he clearly believe his work is
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done for now, harris. >> we have reports that the president was on the phone with top republicans in the house and senate and also just met a short while ago with senator reid and nancy pelosi out of the house. did the democrats agree on all of this? >> they have a different take on it. when leader nancy pelosi came back to the capitol she didn't say anything. when senator harry reid came back to the capitol are we closer to a deal, the answer is no . he went back on the senate floor and tried to see if he could push his debt measure forward. take a linn to this. >> put lip stick on it and nice suit and even a skirt it is still a filibuster. >> senator reid sounding frustrated. i spoke privately with a couple of united states senators who are disgusted with the whole thing.
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the saturday before our economy can conceivably drive off of the cliff and they say it shouldn't have gotten to this point. >> mike, emanuel thank you very much. we'll check back with you if the news warrants. >> you heard senator mitch mcconnell saying a deal in the white house could be closer than ever. >> we are now fully engaged, the speaker and i with one person out of the 307 million people who can sign a bill in law. i am confident and optmistic that we will get an agreement in the very near future and resolve this crisis in the best interest of the american people. >> what we are learning today he was on the president three times today . what about top democrats? just a whole ago they met face to face with the president and no details are coming out of the that and maybe we'll get
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some now. molly is on capitol hill. this is a fluid situation. what have we got in terms of an update on that meeting. >> hi, harris, the president had no public events but summoned

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